December 2020 | PLS Classes

Month: December 2020

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Ditch New Year’s Resolutions for Good!

Try Taking These Small Steps to a Healthier and Happier YOU for 2021 Instead New Year’s resolutions don’t work. According to US News, 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions don’t live to see the light of day by the second week of February. Keeping this in mind, we put together a list of 31 things […]

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Teaching During COVID-19

Three Ways to Support Your Students Who May Be ...

This blog post is by our guest contributor Ryan Divita who is a special education teacher at Williamsville North High School in Western New York. This school year has brought many new challenges, such as virtual learning, hybrid models, and a renewed focus on social-emotional well-being. Synchronous and asynchronous learning have become centerpieces of household […]

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Mental Health Resources

Six Stress Relievers for Your Students

A global pandemic, civil unrest, hurricanes, wildfires, and, oh yeah, murder hornets. Is there anything else that 2020 could throw at us to confuse, frighten, and stress our young students? Let’s not even ask. Even before 2020, a study by the American Psychological Association (APA) reported that teens experience stress levels similar to adults’. Such […]

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News & Events

Indiana Wesleyan University and PLS Classes Off...

Together with Indiana Wesleyan University we are pleased to announce that the following PLS course will now be offered in a remote learning format in January 2021: Meaningful Activities to Generate Interesting Classrooms™ Acquire firsthand experience designing new and interesting activity-based lessons that unlock the creative minds of students and teachers alike. Engage in a […]

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Best Practices for Educators

Five Ways to Strengthen Your Students’ Critical...

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. – Aristotle Critical thinking is defined by the Foundation for Critical Thinking as the “mode of thinking — about any subject, content, or problem — in which the thinker improves the quality of his or her thinking […]

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